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Claire Celsi helps businesses, educational institutions and associations by telling their story in creative ways. Visit her corporate website for more information on her consulting services.
Claire is a Drake University graduate and has taught business and public relations classes at her alma mater. She has also taught community education courses at Des Moines Area Community College. She serves on the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communications advisory board.
She has spent her career helping businesses and nonprofits thrive by increasing brand awareness and “moving the needle” using public relations, marketing and social media. Claire is also a public speaker and frequently presents on many topics relating to social media and public relations. She's also an outspoken advocate of providing meaningful and PAID internships to college students.
Claire is a member of the 2014-15 West Des Moines Leadership Academy class. Claire has served five years terms on both the Iowa Great Places Advisory Board and the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Commission. She was appointed to a five-year term on the West Des Moines Board of Adjustment in April, 2015.
Claire lives in West Des Moines and is married to Jim Walczyk. They have have four grown children and a dog named Trixie who thinks she owns the neighborhood.